INFORMATION AND SUPPORT TO CARE FOR YOUR AGING PARENT

An older couple in the kitchen, highlighting adjustments for seniors.

Top Kitchen Area Adjustments for Parkinson’s

A PD patient and family need to understand that the adaptation and changes to the living environment will more than likely change over time with evolving needs, linked to the current level of disability. Adaptations that work today or next month will need to be reviewed regularly.

Bathroom Adjustments for seniors.

Top Bed and Bath Adjustments for Parkinson’s

A PD patient and family need to understand that the adaptation and changes to the living environment will more than likely change over time with evolving needs, linked to the current level of disability. Adaptations that work today or next month will need to be reviewed regularly.

Woman looking sad. Article about 7 stages of grief in seniors.

WellQor Discusses: The 9 Stages of Grief In Older Adults

Grief is different for everyone, but your grieving loved one is likely to experience some or all of the typical stages of grief. Here are the 9 stages of grief, what to expect, and what you can do to help your parent grieve in a healthy and constructive way.

Older woman looking happy and content. Cover for article about senior's mental health.

WellQor Discusses: Mental Health Needs for Older Adults

As many as one in five older adults experience mental health issues, the most common of which are anxiety or mood disorders (such as depression). Left undiagnosed and untreated, mental health illnesses have severe implications for older adults and their loved ones. This is why it’s essential to understand the signs.

Older woman in distress with nurse assisting her. Article about signs of stroke for caregivers.

Stroke Signs and Symptoms for Caregivers

A stroke is an intense medical moment for everyone, and not something we often like to think about. However, be prepared with the knowledge of signs and symptoms and having a plan in place could be critical.

Older woman looking at newspaper with friend.

Hear Us Out: Home Modifications for Hearing Loss​

Frequently, loss of hearing causes a great deal of frustration and anxiety for older adults. While it is difficult to manage, there are many simple things you can do to help your loved one with hearing loss better cope with this loss.

Older man being pushed in wheelchair.

Finding Success in Congestive Heart Failure

When living with CHF, while maintaining consistent communication with your medical professional is paramount, there are many ways you can support and encourage your loved ones towards healthy habits.

Older couple looking happy while hugging. Cover for article about living with COPD.

COPD and Me: A Guide to Safely Aging in Place

While COPD presents a unique set of challenges to older adults and their caregivers, it is essential to remember that millions of American families can successfully manage this diagnosis every year with the appropriate combination of treatment and modifications to their daily lives.

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